Upcoming Public Consultation

1. PROPOSAL FOR EXTENDED RETAIL TRADING HOURS

VARIATION TO RETAIL TRADING HOURS

The Shire of Katanning is considering a proposal to permanently allow for Sunday retail trading between 10.00am and 5.00pm in the Shire of Katanning.

CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMUNITY AND BUSINESSES

The Shire of Katanning is seeking the views of key stakeholders including retailers, local trader organisations, tourism interests and the community generally before considering making an application to the Department of Commerce for permanent Sunday trading in Katanning.

Submissions on the proposal to permanently allow for Sunday retail trading between 10.00am and 5.00pm in the Shire of Katanning should be made in writing to:

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Katanning

By Post: PO Box 130, KATANNING  WA  6317

In Person: 16-24 Austral Tce, KATANNING  WA  6317

By Email: admin@katanning.wa.gov.au

Telephone: 9821 9999

Closing Date for Submissions: 5.00pm Thursday 8 June 2017

RIGHTS OF TRADERS TO EXERCISE INDIVIDUAL DISCRETION

Local traders have the right to exercise individual discretion whether to open or not during the proposed trading extension.  Traders have the right to exercise individual discretion and decisions made by traders will be supported by the Department of Commerce WA.

Further information on retail trading hours is available from the Department of Commerce website.

2. KATANNING SUPERTOWN HERITAGE CENTRE PROJECT (KSHCP) - Housing and Tourism Development Master Plan for Community Growth

As part of a review of projects identified under the Katanning Supertown Heritage Centre Project, we are seeking community input to confirm emerging challenges, impacts, opportunities and ideas for development of a Master Plan.

Themed areas outlined below have informed discussions to-date with an initial focus on projects associated within the Welcome Precinct, Piesse Lake Development and links between.

The outcome of this process is to identify priorities and any additional projects for further consideration within the Master Plan, aligned to a shared vision for improving the identity and liveability of the town and additional economic, social and environmental sustainability of the town.

 

THEMES

AREAS OF INTEREST

1

Inclusive, Healthy and Connected Communities

 

Citizen Engagement

Youth and Early Childhood Development

Safety and Crime

Cultural Diversity

2

Dynamic, Resilient Local Economies

Local Business and Development

Tourism

Local History and Heritage

Education and Lifelong Learning

3

Environmental Preservation

Environmental Diversity

Recreational Connections

Indigenous Connections

Education of Natural Systems

 A Community Presentation capturing preliminary ideas will be held on:
  • Date: Thursday 8 June 2017
  • Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: Pioneer Room, Katanning Leisure Centre, 4 Pemble Street
  • RSVP to Sue 9821 9999 or admin2@katanning.wa.gov.au

 

Community Engagement:

Community Catch Up Opportunities – Your Ideas

 

Friday 26 May, 1:00pm – 2:30pm,

Town Square

 

Saturday 27 May, 9:00am-10:30am,

The Daily Grind

 

Friday 9 June, 9:00am-11:00am,

The Daily Grind

Community Presentation – Preliminary Thoughts

 

Thursday 8 June, 5:30pm-7:30pm,

Katanning Leisure Centre


For further information contact Sam Davis at mcs@katanning.wa.gov.au or 9821 9999 or Shannon O’Shea at s.oshea@hamessharley.com.au or 9381 0236. 

3. KATANNING 2027: HAVE YOUR SAY

The Shire of Katanning is currently undertaking a major review of our Strategic Community Plan, Katanning 2027.

The Strategic Community Plan will become the Shire's highest level strategic document that will outline the long-term vision, values, aspirations and priorities for Katanning over the next ten years.

Katanning 2027 will then drive the development of local plans, resourcing strategies, service levels and other strategic documents required by the Shire of Katanning to deliver on the overall community vision.

Visit the Katanning 2027 page for more information.

4. REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The Shire of Katanning is reviewing its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) and is calling on community members for comments and feedback. A copy of the 2011-2016 DAIP plan is available to view or a hard copy is available upon request.

Written submissions are sought by 5pm Friday 16 June 2017 and can be made to:

 

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Katanning

By mail: PO Box 130 Katanning WA 6317

In Person: 16-24 Austral Terrace Katanning WA 6317

By email: admin@katanning.wa.gov.au

 

Or complete a survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9L9GK66  

Hard copies of the survey are available from the Shire of Katanning Administration and Public Library.

 

For more information about the DAIP or way to have your say, email cydo@katanning.wa.gov.au or call 9821 9999.